John Chester "Chet" Hinshaw

                                                         ┌── Stephen Hinshaw
                                                         │    1803-1854 
                               ┌── John Sidney Hinshaw ──┤
                               │    1830-1916            │
                               │                         └── Gulia Elma Maria Hoover
                               │                              1806-1873 
John Chester "Chet" Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1865                        │                         ┌── Henry Cruse
D: 1938                        │                         │
                               └── Mary Jane Cruse ──────┤
                                    1836-1905            │
                                                         └── Elizabeth Whittinger
M: Alpharetta "Rheta" Davis
   ├── Percy Vere Hinshaw (1893-1966) 1,2,3,4,5,6
   ├── Edna Mae Hinshaw (1899-1975) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Esther Mary Hinshaw (1901-1958) 1,2,3,4,7
   ├── Edith Sarah Hinshaw (1903-1973) 1,2,3,4,7
   └── John Chester Hinshaw (1905-1980) 1,2,3,4,7,8

John Chester "Chet" Hinshaw     [ID 01315] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 14 1865, near Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana.2,3,4,5,7,8,9  

He married Alpharetta "Rheta" Davis1,2,3 [Alffretta Davis10,11,12], Oct 16 18901,2,3, near Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana1,2,3.  Alpharetta, daughter of Marion Davis & Sarah Ellen Stultz, was born Jan 27 1873, near Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana.1,2,3,4,5,8,9,13  

John was a farmer living near Carmel, Indiana.2  

John and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 16 1900), Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:5

Hinshaw, John C., head-of-household, age 35, born Jan 1865 in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; married 10 years; occupation: farmer; rented farm.
Hinshaw, Alfreta, wife, age 27, born Jan 1873 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; married 10 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Hinshaw, Percy, son, age 6, born June 1893 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Baby, daughter, age 1, born May 1899 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Living next door in 1900 were John's parents and siblings.14  

John and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 21 1910), Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:4

Hinshaw, John Chester, head-of-household, age 45, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; first marriage, married 20 years; occupation: farmer; owned farm (free).
Hinshaw, Alphretta, wife, age 37, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first marriage, married 20 years; 5 children, 5 living.
Hinshaw, Percie, son, age 16, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; occupation: farm laborer; attended school.
Hinshaw, Edna, daughter, age 10, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Ester, daughter, age 8, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Edith, daughter, age 6, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, John, son, age 4, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Living next door on one side in 1910 was the family of sister Sarah Ev Hinshaw;15 next door on the other side was the family of cousin Albert William Hinshaw.16  

John and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 30-31 1920), Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:7

Hinshaw, J. Chester, head-of-household, age 55, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; owned home; occupation: farmer, general farm.
Hinshaw, Alpharetta, wife, age 47 [unclear], born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Edith, daughter, age 16, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Ester M., daughter, age 18, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, John Jr., son, age 14, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; attended school.
Living next door in 1920 was the family of first cousin Albert William Hinshaw.17  

John and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 4 1930), Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:8

Hinshaw, John C., head-of-household, age 64, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 25; owned home; no radio in home; occupation: farmer, general farm; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Alpharetta, wife, age 57, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 17.
Hinshaw, John Jr., son, age 24, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: farm laborer, at home; not a veteran.
Living next door in 1930 was the family of first cousin Albert William Hinshaw.18  

John Chester "Chet" Hinshaw died Sep 7 1938, Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana; buried Carmel Cemetery Old (aka Old Richland Friends Cemetery), Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana.2,9  

Widow Alpharetta was shown in the 1940 census (Apr 24 1940), living alone in Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana:13

Hinshaw, Alfreda, head-of-household, age 67, born in Indiana; widow; completed 6th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned farm ($1000 value).
Living next door in 1940 (or on the same farm) was daughter Esther and her husband.19  

Alpharetta died Dec 29 1947, Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana; buried Carmel Cemetery Old (aka Old Richland Friends Cemetery), Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana.2,9

(photo)Photo: John Chester Hinshaw & Alpharetta Davis gravestone Carmel Cemetery Old 9


Sources

  1. Manuscript titled "Thomas Hinshaw 'The Little Irish Weaver' And Others" by John E. Hinshaw, Urban-Side-On-The-East, Emporia, Kansas, 1911.
  2. "Genealogy of Hinshaw/Henshaw" by DoraLee Harvey Hatley (see Mary Jane Hinshaw), in the LDS Family History Library, microfilm #0982181, item 4.
  3. "The Hinshaw Record" by Lyle Harris Hadley, Florida (1965), in the LDS Family History Library, microfilm #0962525, item 10.
  4. 1910 census, Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T624-353, ED 94, page 54A, line #27, dwelling #111, family #115.
  5. 1900 census, Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T623-375, ED 80, page 8B, line #89, dwelling #188, family #189.
  6. Obituary of Percy Vere Hinshaw.
  7. 1920 census, Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T625-435, ED 93, page 7B-8A, line #97, dwelling #186, family #186.
  8. 1930 census, Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T626-590, ED 5, page 2A, line #4, dwelling #33, family #33.
  9. http://www.findagrave.com.
  10. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (Book 8, page 336).
  11. Indiana Marriages, 1845-1920; http://www.ancestry.com (Book C-2, page 5).
  12. GEDCOM file h5142.ged at http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. 1940 census, Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T627-1050, ED 29-5, page 3B, line #66, household #68.
  14. 1900 census, Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T623-375, ED 80, page 8B, line #81, dwelling #187, family #188.
  15. 1910 census, Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T624-353, ED 94, page 54A, line #21, dwelling #110, family #114.
  16. 1910 census, Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T624-353, ED 94, page 54A, line #34, dwelling #112, family #116.
  17. 1920 census, Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T625-435, ED 93, page 8A, line #2, dwelling #187, family #187.
  18. 1930 census, Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T626-590, ED 5, page 2A, line #7, dwelling #34, family #34.
  19. 1940 census, Clay Township, Hamilton County, Indiana; roll T627-1050, ED 29-5, page 3B, line #67, household #69.


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